National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  • Acronym: NOAA
  • American

NOAA's Mission

Science, Service, and Stewardship.
To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts,
To share that knowledge and information with others, and
To conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1972/10/23 Congress establishes the National Marine Sanctuary Program through the authority of the National Marine Sanctuary after Richard Nixon proposes creating a new agency "for exploration and development leading to the intelligent use of our marine resources". Established
1975/01/30 Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (MNMS) is designated as America's first national marine sanctuary. Custodian USS MONITOR
1992/10/07 Congress designates Gerry E Studds Stellwagen Bank a National Marine Sanctuary. Custodian Gerry E Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
2006/06/15 President George W Bush establishes the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument Custodian Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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